May 16, 1946 (20th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Mr. MAYHEW: (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance)

Liberal

1. Information as to holdings of particular dominion government issues is not of government record as a large proportion of each issue is in bearer form. In addition the monthly return of liabilities and.assets of the chartered banks of Canada made to the Minister of Finance pursuant to section 112 of the Bank Act gives figures of total holdings of dominion government direct and guaranteed securities maturing within two years and other dominion government direct and guaranteed securities and does not segregate holdings of these two types of securities.
2. Answered by No. 1.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   VICTORY BONDS HELD BY CHARTERED BANKS
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